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Freddie Prinze (1954–1977)


Freddie Prinze was born Frederick Karl Pruetzel in New York City, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother, Aurea Elena Ruiz, and a German immigrant father, Edward Karl Pruetzel. Freddie grew up in the Washington Heights section of New York City. As a chubby child, he was often bullied, but was quite creative and bright in his extracurricular activities... See full bio »

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Chico and the Man Chico Rodriguez
(1974-1978)
(1976)
(1975)

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 1974-1977 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Chico Rodriguez
- Ed Talks to God (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Black Tie Blues (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Matchmaker, Matchmaker (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Chico's Padre (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Champs Ain't Chumps (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
 1976 The Million Dollar Rip-Off (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Looking Good" (VCL)

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Kathy Prinze  (his death)  (1 child)

Children:

Freddie Prinze Jr.
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He was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6755 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on December 14, 2004. See more »

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